The Atlanta Braves have been undergoing a successful, by most accounts, rebuilding of their organization. It’s just a matter of their deep pool of prospects getting an opportunity and running with it. The good news: That’s usually what talented prospects do.
Surprise: the Upton-inspired brothers-helping-brothers theory has some support in the numbers.
Dr. Chris Yeager: I finished my Ph.D. at Southern Miss and my study was on the biomechanics of the baseball swing–specifically the effect of the stride and weight shift in the swing. Based on that and my research is where I draw my philosophy and conclusions on how force is produced in the baseball swing.